Sunday, June 21, 2009

Serene Scenery Sunday

Ha roo, pups and kits-cats. Zimmie here with Serene Scenery Sunday. Today's photos center around our garden - how about we get started?

After some of the wild, wild weather we've had lately, this skyline made everyone around here feel peaceful!

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Guess what's still alive and kicking out there? The volunteer pansy!

The volunteer pansies thriving in June 2

Mom said it's doing better than if she had actually planted it on purpose. Pansies make her very serene. To see more pix of this one, please feel free to visit our FlickR album.

Our honeysuckle has also been blooming and smells incredible! Here's a look at a couple of those blooms.

Honeysuckle

There was a funny story about our great-sisters continually trying to munch on some honeysuckle along one of their walking routes. Mom finally had to ask the vets if there was anything harmful; they said there wasn't, but they couldn't understand WHY they'd try to eat it. Isn't it clear? They were Siberian Huskies. Ha roo roo roo! Enough said.

We are very excited that our Sunburst Hypericum is starting to bloom already! There are two "flowers" on the bushes; here's a look at one bloom:

Sunburst Hypericum 1

Pretty cool, isn't it? And here's a look at the other bloom!

Sunburst Hypericum 2

Mom loves these and says they're like a whole bush of marigolds. Whatever. I like it when they get bees all over them and the whole bushes are buzzing!

And lastly, here's a shot of me enjoying life, relaxing on the deck, contemplating life.

Zim contemplates life

Take time to take it all in, pups and kit-cats. Find your inner serenity!

Before I close, on behalf of the Ao4, I'd like to wish all dads - and especially ours! - a very happy Father's Day! Do something serene today!

Play bows,
Zim

24 comments:

  1. Oh, such beautiful blooms. Mom loves that hypericum - interesting name.

    Happy Serene Sunday to all of you.

    Woos, the OP Pack

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  2. those flowers are beautiful!
    Happy Father's Day to your Dad!
    Kisses and hugs
    Lorenza

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  3. We're gonna give our dad some extra snuggles today - he ended up having to go into wrrrk! That stinks. So, until he comes home, we're gonna be as serene as we can be and help him be serene after he gets home.

    Zimmie, have you tried yoga? Mom says I do an amazing downward dog! HA Roo Roo!

    Shiloh

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  4. Beautiful sky and flowers today! And it's good that you are resting today Zim after your guard duty!

    Happy Father's Day to your dad!

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  5. We all like to eat the honeysuckles at our house...well, all the canines do. Maybe I need to ask a doctor why my Human won't do it.

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  6. BeaWOOtiful pikhs as usual!

    I've seen khwite a few of the feline blogs mentioning eating the honeysukhkle too! Mom rekhalls once upon a time when she was a pup, they used to get the good goo out of the flowers!

    I'm glad woo made a full day of it fur your dad!

    Happy Father's Day!

    Hugz&Khysses,
    Khyra

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  7. Gorgeous pics we can;t have flowers as Kayla likes to eat them too much. Oh and I think Kayla and mum are falling just a bit in love with Zim!

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  8. Lovely pictures - what a pity we cannot smell the honeysuckle!
    love
    Martha & Bailey xxx

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  9. Lovely flowers! I feel very serene now. Mum wasn't feeling so serene at 1am when I was playing with one of my mouses downstairs. It has a bell in it like the wubba.

    Huffle Mawson

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  10. Mom says that when she was a girl the she used to eat honeysucklle too! It grew all over the fence at the back of the playground. All the kids ate it, nobody died. Nuff said.

    Serene woos & a-roos,
    Star & Jack a-roo

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  11. Ohhhhmmmmmm. . I'm doing my doggie yoga right now. I feel Zim, . .er ummm Zen like. Very nice pictures and a variety of good colors.

    Ozzie

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  12. Oh Zimmie the pansy is beewootiful! Woo look so comfy on the deck.....all that's missing is a cappaccino!!!

    Kisses
    Summer
    xxxx

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  13. So pretty! Mom loves flowers! :)

    Happy Father's Day to your dad!

    Mochi

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  14. Very serene, Zimmy, and loved the picture of you at the end. Thanks for helping us find our Zim (Zen).

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  15. Happy Father's Day to your Dad!

    Those are beautiful flowers. My Daddy took me out for a little while today and I saw the day lily that is blooming next door.

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  16. Happy Father's Day to your Dad! Thanks for sharing the great photos. Mom remembers honeysuckle from where she grew up!

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  17. Beewoootifuul pics! Mommy and i really enjoyed them, and we learned new flower names today, thanks! Moi particularly liked the pic with the doggy in it...!

    Cheers,
    Maxx

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  18. I LIKE that hypericum! Mom's gonna have to get some of those! Happy Father's Day to your Dad! Did he get to golf for Father's Day?

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  19. great pics - they are beautiful

    happy fathers day

    woodrow sweetie mj

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  20. Hmmm... I try to garden around here but everything seems to be eaten or run-over and squished. No one will admit who the culprits are, but I often see little paw prints all around. They try to blame the rabbits,but I know better!

    Beautiful garden!

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  21. BOOTIFUL photos of the flowers! We don't have such lovely scenery around here. Happy father's day!

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  22. Thank you, Zim! I do like feeling Serene. And I almost received the Name Pansy from my Scribe but did not. A Lovely flower, such that it would be too much Honor to share its Name. Tansy is also the name of a flower, a wild yellow one I feel akin to at times.

    Soft barks,
    Tansy

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  23. Your garden is beautiful. Your mom must have a green paw.

    Steve

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  24. Mom is IN LOVE with the pansy photo in the rocks. She said you need to turn that into stationary!
    Hugs,
    Sitka

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